Deccan Odyssey, the luxury train operated and managed by Cox & Kings Ltd, the outsourced partner of The Maharashtra Tourism Development Corporation (MTDC), continues to lead Asia in the sphere of Luxury. It has won the coveted World Travel Award 2016 in the category of Asia’sLeading Luxury Train for being the most cherished and regal train since inception. The glittering award ceremony was held at the InterContinental Danang Sun Peninsula Resort, Vietnam and was attended by the luminaries of the travel industry.
“Winning this recognition for the sixth time, reiterates our focus of bringing the best of travel innovation and luxury to the travellers. We are indeed honored that our continuous efforts to keep the legacy of royal train journeys alive, blended with world-class services, has been gaining constant recognition from travellers and the industry,” said Arup Sen, Special Advisor, Cox & Kings. “We are committed to maintaining its international stature by relentlessly bringing innovation in travel and melding it with luxury, thus redefining our services,” he added.
With its unique features, the train is one of a kind that offers exclusive trips to royal cities showcasing the palaces, the traditions and culinary wonders of cities and villages well protected from the sands of time. Maharashtra Splendor, Maharashtra Wild Trail, Hidden Treasures of Gujarat, Jewels of the Deccan, Indian Odyssey and Indian Sojourn are the magnificent trips that Deccan Odyssey embarks on, showcasing the rich and diverse landscape of India.
World Travel Award honors the best of travel and tourism in the world. WTA events are universally respected as providing established, top level networking opportunities, regionally and globally.